No sword necessary.

By lindsayschallon1271
Updated July 20, 2015 03:57 PM
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On-screen, Gwendoline Christie slays — quite literally — as Game of Thrones‘ Brienne of Tarth, one of the baddest women in Westeros. But in real life, she’s giving the word an entirely different meaning as the new face of Vivienne Westwood’s fall 2015 campaign.

Gwendoline Christie Game of Thrones Comic Con


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For the campaign ads, which were lensed by photographer Juergen Teller, the actress poses in a series of haunting portraits — modeling a mix of punky plaids and dramatic cat eyeliner, all the while proving her stare is just as piercing as Brienne’s sword.

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Juergen Teller

“I love the unisex theme of this collection,” Christie said in a statement. “It is so relevant for Vivienne Westwood to reassert their activist mind-set and create a collection that takes us beyond our current gender stereotypes with beauty and intelligence.”

It’s not the first time Christie has teamed up with the designer. Back in March, she made a surprise appearance on the runway for the label’s fall 2015 Paris Fashion Week show. “She is such an attractive woman,” said Westwood. “When I asked her to be in the show, as well as the campaign, we got to know each other, she is a really interesting woman.”

Gwendoline Christie for Vivienne Westwood


Juergen Teller

Between that Christie the Friendly Fashion Ghost shot and that Edward Munster Couture look, we’re really hoping there are more sci-fi/supernatural thrillers in her future.

Tell us, what do you think of Christie’s new campaign? Are you going through Game of Thrones withdrawal yet? Sound off below.

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